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MatarikiTe Kupu o Te Wiki — The Word of the week

Kia ora. We are celebrating Te Reo Māori and publishing kupu (words) every week.

Wehi nā! Oh my goodness!

Map by Charles HeaphyKemp’s Purchase

Governor Grey sent land commissioner Henry Kemp to the South Island in 1848 to buy land for the new settlement. Sixteen Ngāi Tahu chiefs signed Kemp’s Deed in Akaroa on 12 June 1848, keeping land for settlements and reserves, including those places where they gathered food (mahinga kai).